Associate in Science Degree in Paralegal Studies/Legal Assisting

Degree Requirements

General Education - English

ENC 1101English Composition I (P)

3 credits

And

ENC 1102English Composition II (P)

3 credits

General Education - Humanities/Fine Arts

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science General Education Options

3 credits

 

General Education - Natural Science/Mathematics

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science General Education Options

3 credits

 

General Education - Social/Behavioral Science

See Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science General Education Options

3 credits

 

Major Field Required Courses - 24 credits

PLA 1104Legal Research and Writing I (P)

3 credits

PLA 1610Real Estate and Property Law (O)

3 credits

PLA 2003Introduction to Paralegal Studies (O)

3 credits

PLA 2058Survey of Law (P)

3 credits

PLA 2114Legal Research and Writing II (P)

3 credits

PLA 2203Civil Litigation I (P)

3 credits

PLA 2223Civil Litigation II (P)

3 credits

PLA 2433Corporate and Business Law (P)

3 credits

Major Field Electives - Select 25 credits

ACG 2001Financial Accounting I (P)

3 credits

CJL 2062Constitutional Law (P)

3 credits

CJL 2100Criminal Law (P)

3 credits

CGS 1130Electronic Access to Legal Resources (O)

1 credit

CGS 1060College Computing (P)

3 credits

PLA 1763Law Office Management (O)

3 credits

PLA 1931Special Topics in Law (O)

1 credit

PLA 2273Torts (O)

3 credits

PLA 2423Contracts (O)

3 credits

PLA 2460Bankruptcy Law (O)

3 credits

PLA 2483Administrative Law (O)

3 credits

PLA 2600Estate Planning and Probate Administration (O)

3 credits

PLA 2661Federal Estate and Gift Tax (O)

3 credits

PLA 2800Family Law (O)

3 credits

PLA 2949Internship in Paralegal Studies (O)

4 credits

LIS 1002Introduction to Electronic Access to Information (P)

1 credit

LIS 2004Introduction to Internet Research (P)

1 credit

LIS 2005Advanced Electronic Access to Information

3 credits

And

OST 1713Microsoft Word (O)

3 credits

Or

OST 1766WordPerfect I (O)

3 credits